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Leichter, Hope
Elbenwood Professor of Education
International & Transcultural Studies
212-678-3187

Office:
274A GDodge

Office Hours:
Tuesday 5:00-5:30 PM (priority for students in ITSF 6520, drop-in) Tuesday 5:30-7:00 PM (by appointment; daehlin@tc.edu) Wednesday 4-5:00 PM (priority for students in ITSF 5023, drop-in) Wednesday 5:00-6:30 PM (by appointment; daehlin@tc.edu)

Educational Background

A.B., Oberlin College; Ph.D., Harvard University

Scholarly Interests

Families and communities as educators. Family memories and narratives. Kinship networks and grandparents as educators. The mediation of television by the family. Education in community settings: museums, libraries. Families and school reform. Immigration, migration and family education.

Selected Publications

"Stories are Learning" (The Museum as a Place of Learning, Cornell University). Kinship and Casework: Family Networks and Social Intervention (Russell Sage Foundation).


Families and Communities as Educators (Teachers College Press).


"The school and parents" (The Teachers Handbook).


"The concept of educative style" (Teachers College Record).


"Family contexts of television" (Educational Communication and Technology).


"Families and museum" (Marriage and Family Review).

Courses

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